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Sep 6 2018
The Stewart National Guard Air Base in Newburgh, N.Y., was required to capture initial storm water runoff during every storm event for testing prior…
Sep 6 2018
The main lift station serving the wastewater treatment plant in Morgan’s Point, Texas, continually experienced problems with its three standard non-…
Sep 6 2018
With current strict erosion and sediment control regulations, sediment still is the main source of water pollution. Some of the main contributors to…
Sep 6 2018
Windsor Elementary School, located in Arlington Heights, Ill., is expanding due to an increase in student enrollment. With the addition of the new…
Sep 6 2018
Based in Green Bay, Wis., Great Lakes TV Seal Inc. has been inspecting, cleaning and repairing underground pipelines for municipalities and…
Sep 6 2018
With 382 apartments, Mile High Apartments is just minutes from downtown Denver. The project had a number of challenges, including a limited footprint…
Sep 6 2018
In 2017, a severe landslide slid thousands of tons of soil off a mountain and onto the road below near Elk City, Idaho. The slide blocked Idaho State…
Sep 6 2018
Over the past three years, the University of California (UC) Santa Cruz installed five Truegrid permeable paver parking lots with a sixth on the way…
Underground Storm Water System Manages Parking Lot Concerns
Underground Storm Water System Manages Parking Lot Concerns
Sep 6 2018
Located in Marietta, Ga., MiMedx is a biopharmaceutical company that needed additional parking to facilitate its operation. Based on its location in…
Sep 6 2018
The city of Eugene, Ore., considers street sweeping a vital component of storm water management and uses storm water user fees to pay for the…
Sep 6 2018
Located at the base of the Santa Monica Pier, the Deauville basin will be used to harvest up to 1.6 million gal of storm water runoff from the pier’s…
The storage tank is made of sealed, U-shaped pieces.
The storage tank is made of sealed, U-shaped pieces.
Sep 5 2018
The city of Santa Monica, Calif., recently completed the installation of the Los Amigos Park Water Harvest and Direct Use Demonstration Project. The…
The final system can handle a 24-hour, 100-year storm using approximately 3 miles of pipe.
The final system can handle a 24-hour, 100-year storm using approximately 3 miles of pipe.
Sep 5 2018
Rebuilding the 46-year-old center runway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) involved more than just the pavement. To comply with…
The completed offsite electric work featured the installed power pole and closed utility trench. The offsite impact was transferred to the control of the site developer.
The completed offsite electric work featured the installed power pole and closed utility trench. The offsite impact was transferred to the control of the site developer.
Sep 5 2018
Central Texas cities are expanding and sprawling at one of the fastest rates in the nation. There are many new residential communities, commercial…
Sep 5 2018
SWS has seen a lot of change in 2018. It has new editors (hello!), a redesigned print magazine and new editorial topics, to name a few. We're rolling…
Jul 30 2018
I suspect most of us keep lists of the things we would like to see change or be done differently in many aspects of our lives. Our professional lives…
Jul 30 2018
Road construction is entrusted with four areas of responsibility to prevent road structure degradation: public safety, erosion control, water quality…
Jul 30 2018
Adopted in June 2011, Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters initiative seeks to establish a long-term plan for the control of combined sewer…
The culvert under SR 16 was rusting and failing.
The culvert under SR 16 was rusting and failing.
Jul 30 2018
Eight years ago, a portion of Florida State Route (SR) 16 was beginning to subside as a result of heavy tropical storm flows. A large void had opened…
The HFS mathematically and objectively ranks polluted sites. The higher the score, the more polluted the site is.
The HFS mathematically and objectively ranks polluted sites. The higher the score, the more polluted the site is.
Jul 30 2018
Fecal pollution remains a problem worldwide. Government authorities, environmental groups and various stakeholders are dedicated to reducing and…
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